TITLE

LETTER FROM BRAZIL

AUTHOR(S)
Hahn, Emily
PUB. DATE
November 1960
SOURCE
New Yorker;11/5/1960, Vol. 36 Issue 38, p158
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the cities and towns in Brazil. It cites that race prejudice is uncommon among Brazilians in Rio de Janeiro. The French who were mostly Huguenots were the first Europeans to settle down in Rio. In 1822, Dom Pedro I of Portugal declared the independence of Brazil and became its first emperor. There are rumors that the town of Diamantina is full of hidden treasure.
ACCESSION #
23684253

 

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